Researchers capture Images of Orca with help of Drone

October 19, 2014 12:41 PM

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Researchers capture Images of Orca with help of Drone

Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Fisheries department, along with the Vancouver Aquarium, used drones to take photographs of killer whales, and the images are incredible.

The remote-controlled hexacopter, mounted with a high-resolution camera, flew over the waters of Canada’s western province of British Columbia in August. The whales were identified as Northern Resident killer whales, a population at risk under Canada’s Species At Risk Act.

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